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Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Wes Williams

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book studies the place and meaning of pilgrimage in European Renaissance culture. It makes new material available and also provides fresh perspectives on canonical writers such as Rabelais, ... More


Conclusion

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This closing chapter demonstrates the importance of women's writing, women readers, female portraiture, and the relationship of text and illustration in the serialized novels in shaping Conrad's ... More


Multidirectional Memory and the Universalization of the Holocaust

Michael Rothberg

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Marguerite Duras's “Les Deux Ghettos” employs an aesthetic of juxtaposition: taking the form of two interconnected interviews, it brings together memory of the Holocaust and recent developments in ... More


Carl Van Vechten: Letter to George Gershwin (February 14, 1924)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Carl Van Vechten's letter to George Gershwin dated February 14, 1924. This is letter is about Gershwin's successful concert performance in New York. Van Vechten ... More


Abbe Niles: “The Ewe Lamb of Widow Jazz” (1926)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of the Abbe Niles' review of the performance of George Gershwin and Marguerite d'Alvarez's in their jazz concert in New York and the repeat performance in Boston, ... More


Carleton Sprague Smith: “d’Alvarez-Gershwin Recital”(1927)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Carleton Sprague Smith's review of George Gershwin and Marguerite d'Alvarez's concert at the Symphony Hall in New York, which was published in the January 1927 issue ... More


The Purgatory of Love

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Discusses the wound in Christ’s side as a breast where nourishment and eroticism interact dynamically, including examples from the lives of Catherine of Siena, Maria Maddalena de’Pazzi, Angela of ... More


Faber Stapulensis (1455–1536): The Letter and the Spirit

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The French Humanist, Faber Stapulensis (Lefèvre d’Étaples), identified with circles of reform in France, most notably the circle of reform associated with Marguerite de Navarre, the sister of King ... More


Women and Latin in Renaissance France

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines late medieval aristocratic French women's patronage of writing in the vernacular and of translation. It discusses Christine de Pizan and educated women in 15th-century France. ... More


The Disavowed Community

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273843
eISBN:
9780823273898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273843.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)—a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative community”—Nancy ... More


Conclusion

Simon Gaunt

in Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199272075
eISBN:
9780191709869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272075.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This concluding chapter returns to the question of ethics, using a lyric by Gulhem IX, the first troubadour, to illustrate how courtly texts instantiate an ethics grounded in renunciation. It then ... More


Conrad and Women

Susan Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Supported by an enduring critical paradigm, the traditional account of Conrad's career privileges his public image as man of the sea, addressing himself to a male audience and male concerns. This ... More


Conrad and Marguerite Poradowska

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the role of Conrad's distant cousin by marriage, Marguerite Poradowska, as a creative influence on his career. Poradowska, herself a writer of French fiction, corresponded with ... More


The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

John Paul Ricco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Based upon his reading of the contemporary French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy on sense, aesthetics and ethics, in this book John Paul Ricco argues that separation is the archi-spatiality or ... More


Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

James S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313943
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The extraordinary range, complexity, and power of Marguerite Duras – novelist, dramatist, film-maker, essayist – has been justly recognised. Yet in the years following her death in 1996, there has ... More


Fractured Men: Feminism and Neoplatonism in Mid-Sixteenth-Century France

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers how feminism and male-male love can operate in tension. Same-sex male sexuality was sometimes perceived as misogynistic in pro-woman arguments in the early-modern debate over ... More


From Tailor's Son to Enlightened Abbé: A Provincial Journey

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

in The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins its journey in Lorraine, four decades before the Revolution, where a child named Baptiste Henry was born to modest artisans named Bastien Grégoire and Marguerite Thiébaut. Aided ... More


The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth-Century France

Jo Burr Margadant (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221406
eISBN:
9780520935310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221406.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book looks at the life stories of eight famous women in nineteenth-century France who became public figures even though they lived in a society that did not encourage women to speak out ... More


Aztec, Missourian, Marguerite, and Congress

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Prior to the final decision of Congress, three more ships were sunk by German submarines: the Aztec, the Missourian, and the Marguerite. Word of the sinking of the first two reached Congress before ... More


An Epic Tale for Modern Times: An Introduction

Raymond Jonas

in France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or the Sacré-Coeur, a religious order that dates back to the reign of King Louis XIV. It begins with a narration of the author's visit to the ... More


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